At Georgetown Law, a Summa Cum Laude, or “with highest praise” honor is granted at the sole discretion of the faculty. In the J.D. class of 2020, only one student, Erin Sielaff, received a Summa Cum Laude degree.
In the short time since Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, volumes have been written about her trailblazing legal career.
Melissa McCafferty (Law/SSP '23), a Coast Guard veteran who begins a dual-degree program in law and security studies at Georgetown this fall, has been selected as a 2020 Tillman Scholar by the Pat Tillman Foundation.
Dean William M. Treanor has been reappointed as executive vice president and dean of Georgetown University Law Center.
After 2-Year Search for Answers, Mother of Marqueese Alston Sues D.C. Police for Fatally Shooting her SonJune 12, 2020 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Clinics Press Releases
Georgetown Law’s Civil Rights Clinic files $100 million wrongful death suit on behalf of Kenithia Alston
Georgetown Law today announced preliminary plans for the coming fall semester that would allow students to attend classes on campus.
On Thursday, May 28 at 11 AM EDT, Georgetown Law hosted a panel discussion about the COVID-19 crisis in prison and jails, its impact on prisoners and the wider community, and the path forward. Four professors on the frontlines of addressing the crisis…
The global economic meltdown caused by COVID-19 has redoubled two Georgetown Law professors’ commitment to address a long-simmering problem: massive and growing debt accumulation by many developing countries.
For Mark Vatch (L’20), public service runs in the blood. So when the novel coronavirus struck his hometown, he did what came naturally: he rushed to the front lines of the pandemic to provide emergency medical care, risking his own life to save the lives of others.
New ICAP Lawsuit Claims CARES Act Intentionally Discriminates against Immigrants by Excluding Their U.S. Citizen Children from Emergency BenefitsMay 5, 2020 Press Releases
Georgetown Law's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection Brings Claims in the U.S. District Court on behalf of U.S. Citizen Children Denied Emergency Cash Assistance under Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act
Hon. Janet DiFiore Chief Judge The New York Court of Appeals 20 Eagle Street Albany, New York 12207 Dear Chief Judge DiFiore: We are deans of non-New York based law schools who have among the most substantial numbers of students who sit for the…